While I still find myself looking, listening, and even trying to smell the ocean that just SHOULD accompany this stiffling heat, we have discovered there is water in Arizona! And not just Lake Havasu, which we likely won’t be venturing out to unless we get really desperate to relive our youth. Lakes Barlett, Pleasant, Verde, Saguaro… I couldn’t tell one from the other but I do know that their refreshingly cool waters are all just outside Scottsdale.
Jake contemplating giving ‘surfing’ a shot. (Putting that in quotes since this concept is new to me. This is where the realization of my age starts to set in.) Apparently this sport is way harder than our new friends made it out to be – check out Jake’s luck. Mine, as you can guess, was even worse. At least he’s got a new girlfriend to look after him:
I had to wedge my way in between the two of them for my own photo.
Thanks to our friend Lindsey for the intro to the wonderfully odd things AZ has in store….!!